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CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 11:50pm EDT
helps our foreign policy, it helps our economy, it helps our pay checks. [applause] another area, as i mentioned, you have all these people in between jobs. for every people that got a job last month, which is a good thing, nearly four people have stopped looking for a job. we are slipping behind. and what we see when we look at the faces, when we talk to the people, when we see the names, it is a person in their 30's, 40's, 50's, early 60's -- i'll get to the people in their 20's in a minute. it is a person that came out of school, got a career, got a good job, and then the factory left. then their job went away. now they don't have anything to replace it with. we need to help people who in the middle of their careers get the skills they need to get the job they want that gives them a career for the 21st century that gives them real economic security. that gives them a better job with better take-home pay so they can provide for their families. we need to clean up our education system. we need to make sure that we don't feed the bureaucracy. that we give people the choice and the reso
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 9:30pm EDT
from -- ed miliband. tomorrow, mitt romney gives a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute. live coverage on c-span. >> one of the things i have heard from a number of individuals i have met with is that the fcc sometimes has not much alacrity with the issues pending before the commission or in and doing action on other issues. so i wanted to think of ways the commission could speed up its processes. second, one of the key things the commission can and should do to enable a more dynamic industry is to get more spectrum into the commercial marketplace. there have been a number of different proposals on the table and i have taken and all of the above approach with respect to spectrum policy. i try to think of different ways the fcc can remove barriers to infrastructure investment. some studies say that for every billion dollars in private sector spends on a fiber-optic cable, 15,000 to 20,000 new jobs could be created. from an employment perspective, our goals should be to remove barriers to enable the private sector to take those risks and make this multib
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to stand united as americans on this foreign policy. i have voted for tough and biting sanctions against iran and believe that that process needs to continue to play itself out. all options on the table. but i also would never frivolously, not quite the right word, i would never without thoughtful plans send our men and women in harm's way without an exit strategy and assurance we are going to be effect pitch. -- effective. >> our next question is from robert kennedy directed first to representative baldwin. >> representative, the situation in afghanistan, american troops being killed by people they're training to provide security for their country, some of those training missions now have been put on hold at least temporarily, how -- in your opinion, should americans continue to be at risk in that environment? is it too unstable of an environment for productive security exercise to continue, and your thoughts on that? >> well, i appreciate that question. in 2001, i voted to authorize use of military force in afghanistan. in the days and months following the 9/11 attacks on the u
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